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Company:J.D. Irving, Limited - Woodlands Division

Business Information:At J.D. Irving, Limited, you are part of an energetic team of professionals who lead with integrity and are passionate about achieving results. With a culture that nurtures talent and creates an inclusive workplace.

Founded in 1882


J. D. Irving, Limited

(JDI) has operations in Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador), and the United States. We are a team of 18,000 dedicated employees.

Business Address:J.D. Irving, Limited - Woodlands Division is currently seeking candidates for temporary seasonalSilviculture Workerpositions for four (4) locations with the workers going to these locations interchangeably depending on production schedule.

5120 Route 107, Deersdale, NB, E7L 1W5

48 Chemin Grande Riviere, Saint-Leonard, NB, E7E 2M7

290 Main Street, Chipman, NB, E4A 2M7

39C Route 890, Four Corners, NB, E4G 2W1

Location of work:Same as stated above

Type of employment:

Full Time-Seasonal

Estimated start date:

May 3rd, 2021

This is a seasonal position from May 3rd, 2021 to October 29th, 2021

Job Duties:

  • Plant trees using manual planting tools in reforestation areas

  • Operate power thinning saw to thin and space trees in reforestation areas

  • Perform other silviculture duties duties such as collecting seed cones and pruning trees

  • Manual forest fire fighting under direction of J.D. Irving, Limited staff

  • Care and maintenance of equipment required for job


  • Previous experience as a labourer or other position with highly physical demands is required

  • No education requirement

  • Hardworking with a strong work ethic

  • Willing to work in a production-based environment

  • Willing to live in remote camp-based accommodation, with peers for the entire work season

  • Ability to work alone and in a team environment with a variety of people

  • Interest in working outdoors

  • Ability to learn and retain information quickly

  • Must have hard hat, eye/ear protection, panting tool and harness, and thinning saw - company will offer rentals if necessary - details below.

Work Conditions and Physical Conditions:

  • Fit to work in repetitive manual labour job

  • Handling heavy loads

  • Physically demanding

  • Outdoor work all day

  • Temperatures can vary from 0 to 30 degrees Celsius

  • Rough terrain, uneven ground

  • Exposure to insects (mosquitoes, bees, wasps)

  • JDI Staff will be onsite and available to help ensure workers understand job safety procedures are followed


: Hourly rate of $20.85 per hour with the opportunity for greater, based on associated piece-work rates and expected production levels. 40-45 hours per week (excluding travel). Weekend work may be required, depending on production levels.


  • Accommodations provided, if necessary, for a fee - details below

  • Meals provided for remote accommodation living

  • Transportation to and from job site is provided at no cost

  • Travel expenses provided if candidates are willing to relocate to remote site work-camps

  • Production bonus available for exceeding production targets

  • Gear such as harnesses, tools, and thinning saws available to rent if necessary

  • Safety equipment such as hard hats, ear and eye protection, and first aid kits available for rent if necessary


  • Language of Work

    : English or French

    Work Schedule:Job hours require flexibility on a daily basis, typically 6:00 am - 3:00 pm, including breaks, Monday - Friday. Workers are expected to reach minimum production levels.


    - Dave Corbett, International Recruitment Manager

    To Apply for this Career Opportunity:Please apply online

    We appreciate your interest in our company!

    J.D. Irving, Limited,Woodlands Divisionis committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

    Additional Information

    • Posting Date: Nov 26, 2020
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